Snake River Amateur Radio Club     Canyon County, Idaho      Grid: DN13

Link of The Week II|Link of the Week I

                  Link Of The Week Part II

   Okay, Okay. We heard you! Due to many requests, we are going to do another year long "link of the week" episode. YouTube still has hundreds, or thousands of Ham radio videos that we haven't shown you, so let us continue down this delightful path of education and entertainment. Every week for the next 52 weeks we will add another new video for you to check out, so get your popcorn and a favorite beverage on standby. Here we go...

  

 1. Everybody has to begin somewhere:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ow1hxClR5J8

 2. First you need a license. Don't worry, it's easy:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYEzUbb07Mc

 3. And a little knowlege goes a long way toward getting it:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGluTpM7_K8

 4. With license in hand, what about that first radio?:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DuD5cdqxxw

 5. Yes, sometimes we operate out of band. Oh the humanity!:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMiDwoL0iZ8

 6. Some videos need no explanation. Get out there and live!:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyFT_9KBD9g

7. Does QRP work in poor conditions? Suprisingly, it can, and does:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPxaeEKL_oU

8. Using CHIRP to program your chinese radio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p661r-wDYHc&t=64s 

9. Making a case for doing the unthinkable. EEK!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNl9JzuCH_Y&t=3s

10. Some pointers for buying Ham gear online:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7apo_KxAMIU

11. Field Day is always a work day for Murphy's Law:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Yx3gp5J6n4

12. 17A! The biggest Field Day station on the air: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGYOndU5ZRA#t=27.554416

13. Kit building: building your skills as well   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJck_2VOqjA

14. What condition is your coax in?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Uth2CDaljk

15. Confused about DSTAR, YSF, and other new-fangled digital repeater setups? Are they good or bad? Here's a good       overview of digital radio. Starts at the 9:00 minute mark: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUizi2W1LTk

16. Field expedient antennas. Anything metal can be an antenna!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYzBq0Ye0lI

17. Bored? Try making a NOAA weather satellite receive antenna: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN2wyyBxUtA

18. Satellite contacts? Not as hard as you think it is:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bT131WBHKxc

19. How to make a multi-band dipole antenna for HF:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KHzsKYsZL0

20. What's all the fuss about magnetic loop antennas?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYbKrw8l6JU

21. How much signal loss do you really get from UHF connectors?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEl8QP2IB_o

22. How much signal loss do you really get from coax cables? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Uth2CDaljk&t=164s

23. Station grounding: Yes. You really do need it.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Luy8XP8O390

24. Build a 2 meter beam out of an old tape measure:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmHoQrDfw-0

25. How to get a copy of your license from the FCC website:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jn7Ck-UAUr8

26. How to apply for a vanity call sign from the FCC website:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EUdPG1-tCs

27. Stuff happens. This is why you should carry an HT:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQKfndM1fhI

28. CB? GMRS? Ham? What's the difference, anyway?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7j5VlKz2Bg

29. Here's an antenna experiment you've never tried:     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHK7kKsVVw0

30. State Parks on the air? Why doesn't Idaho do this?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoHnZNUDhHI

31. Balloon launches are trendy now. Everybody's doing it.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvOSBnfAQBY

32. Finally! Digital software for Linux, and how to get it:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwndk5uUvIM

33. Ever wonder what the FCC has inside those black Suburbans? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIGAOLJh-XE

34. Is our EMCOMM network an outdated dinosaur? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkl5Nbnz24Y

35. These guys really put the "Field" into Field Day:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK0Eb8PeZMk 

36. A neat,field-ready 2M antenna - using aluminum tent poles:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmxDUmV5xbk

37. Finally! An explanation of what SOTA is, snd how to do it:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqa55WusBd4&t=36s

38. Some antenna ideas for SOTA seekers:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpxLATs0FIo

39. "When all else fails..." Ham radio really does work:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NhTvrO5XJI

40.  As we've said before - you really NEED backup power:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLc2czyWEJA

41. This is the best promotion of Ham Radio we've ever seen:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85KUje2QBgQ

42.  Some good recommendations on radios to cover everything: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTUt6tc3UHY

  

  

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